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: Walking with Beasts

The largest sabre-toothed cat struggles to survive.


Narrator: Kenneth Branagh

: The Readers' and Writers' Roadshow

Nicci French and husband-and-wife writing team Nicci Gerrard and Sean French discuss their work.


Speaker: Nicci French
Speaker: Nicci Gerrard
Speaker: Sean French

: Profile

Abu Hamza, one of Britain's most distinctive radical Muslims, is profiled.

: Philip Roth's America

An interview to mark the birthday of novelist Philip Roth, with views on the prospect of war and the Bush administration. Part of the 18x30 strand.


Interviewee: Philip Roth

: Curb Your Enthusiasm

Larry tries to buy a bracelet for Cheryl in the first of tonight's double bill.
10.30 Diane Keaton guests as Larry has medical problems and misses a meeting.


Guest-star: Diane Keaton

: Time Shift: Magic Roundabout

TV classic The Magic Roundabout is celebrated.

: Designer of the Year

The work of nominees for the design prize.

: The Rise and Rise of World Music

From Ravi Shankar to Youssou N'Dour. More Youssou N'Dour, Friday 10pm

: As 8.30pm.

: As 9pm.

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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